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Police Officer (Certified and Non-certified)

St. Marys

Posted: Jun. 27, 2018

End Date: Sep. 27, 2019

The City of St. Marys, Georgia, (http://www.stmarysga.gov/) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Certified and Non-Certified Police Officer.  Located on the St. Marys River, the City is close to area beaches and the Cumberland Island National Seashore.  As home to Kingsbay Naval Submarine Base, we are a military-friendly community that is home to Navy, Marine and Coast Guard personnel.  St. Marys is located in the southeastern coastal portion of the state, across the river from Fernandina Beach and Yulee, Florida. 


St. Marys Police Department offers competitive starting pay with a five-year pay plan that guarantees employees a 5% pay raise annually. Certified Officer pay after completing the Field Training Officer Program is $32,888/year.  Additionally, we offer excellent health and medical benefits, retirement, take-home vehicles and a number of other benefits to employees.  The department has recently implemented mobile data field reporting and is currently in the process of transitioning to a 700 MHz trunked radio system.  We place emphasis on community relationships and enjoy having an excellent reputation for involvement, fairness and caring treatment of our citizens.  Additional information about the department can be found on our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/stmaryspdga/


We are looking for candidates of integrity that are interested in serving a diverse community of over 17,000 with an intent to solve problems and help build strong community relationships.  Interested candidates can access the online application form at: http://www.stmarysga.gov/St_Marys_Police_EmploymentApplication.pdf.


The City of St. Marys is and Equal Opportunity Employer.